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Family Diversity is the Norm


News Stories About Unmarried America

Monday, December 10, 2007

CDC Report: 38.5% of births in 2006 were to unmarried parents


Richard W. Smith Lecture Series at Cal State Northridge

November 28 -- 7:00 p.m.  Open to the public.


Monday, November 12, 2007

New Commentary

Birth control activist warns young singles


Monday, November 5, 2007

New Commentary

Hundreds die from 'honor' killings in Iraq


Monday, October 29, 2007

New Commentary

More battles erupting over definition of family


Monday, October 15, 2007

New Commentary

Advice for friends buying a home together


Monday, October 8, 2007

New Commentary

Singles groups offering friendship, not matchmaking


Monday, October 1, 2007

New Commentary

Plenty of new books for single people


Monday, September 24, 2007

New Commentary

British sisters continue their battle for equal rights


Celebrating Unmarried and Single Americans Week -- September 16, 2007
House party for Alternatives to Marriage Project (AtMP) in Venice, CA

Nicky Grist, Executive Director of AtMP (left)
Dr. Bella DePaulo, author of "Singled Out"
Thomas F. Coleman, Executive Director, Unmarried America


Monday, September 17, 2007

New Commentary

Ranks of unmarried adults reach 100 million mark


Monday, September 10, 2007

New Commentary

Critic says new employee benefits laws hurt families



Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Census report shows unmarried households retain majority status


Monday, September 3, 2007

New Commentary

List of 'best cities for singles' is quite misleading


Monday, August 27, 2007

New Commentary

Census Bureau promotes 'singles week'


Monday, August 20, 2007

New Commentary

More info on 'singles week' events



Monday, August 13, 2007

New Commentary

National group to host 'singles week' events



Monday, August 6, 2007

New Commentary

Doctors seek exemption from civil rights laws



Monday, July 30, 2007

New Commentary

One victory, one loss for the unmarried this month



Monday, July 23, 2007

New Commentary

Unmarried father's rights protected in Florida


Monday, July 16, 2007

New Commentary

America less focused on kids, more on adults


Monday, July 2, 2007

New Commentary

New political report focuses on unmarried voters


Monday, June 25, 2007

New Commentary

Ballot measures triggering an expansion of benefits


Monday, June 18, 2007

New Commentary

Marketers notice influence of single consumers


Monday, June 11, 2007

New Commentary

California considers marital status options


Monday, June 4, 2007

New Commentary

States expanding health care for young singles


Monday, May 28, 2007

New Commentary

Thomas Coleman is on vacation this week.


Monday, May 21, 2007

New Commentary

Letters from readers of Column One


Monday, May 14, 2007

New Commentary

Debates over unmarried adoptions heating up


Monday, May 7, 2007

New Commentary

Happy Mother's Day, Grandma


Monday, April 30, 2007

New Commentary

Single women take large share of homebuyer market


Monday, April 23, 2007

New Commentary

Spouseless weddings with solo vows not catching on


Monday, April 16, 2007

New Commentary

Unmarried need global human rights monitor


Monday, April 9, 2007

New Commentary

More single men using surrogates to have kids


Monday, April 2, 2007

New Commentary

Better housing for single sailors on horizon



Monday, March 26, 2007

New Commentary

Bills would expand family leave coverage


Monday, March 19, 2007

New Commentary

Sexual abstinence message not working


Monday, March 12, 2007

New Commentary

World's oldest man a life-long singleton


Monday, March 5, 2007

New Commentary

North Dakota leaves privacy invaders list


Monday, February 26, 2007

New Commentary

Unmarried officer denied leave for child's birth


Monday, February 19, 2007

New Commentary

Michigan court provides loophole in benefits ruling



Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Thomas F. Coleman attends book signing/reading at Book Soup bookstore in West
Hollywood, California on February 12.  The store featured Dr. Bella De Paulo, author
of "Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still
Live Happily Ever After."


Monday, February 12, 2007

New Commentary

More Anti-Valentine's Day promotions this year


Monday, February 5, 2007

New Commentary

British sisters to appeal human rights ruling


Monday, January 29, 2007

New Commentary

Justice Department protects unmarried borrowers


Tuesday, January 23, 2007

  • The following story was added to the News About Us section of the website today:
    -- He helps other people find a soul mate


Monday, January 22, 2007

New Commentary

Media distorts census data on single women


Thursday, January 18, 2007


Thomas F. Coleman, Executive Director of Unmarried America,
was a guest today on the talk radio show of Eliza Sonneland.
Eliza (pictured on the left) has a show on KAHL 1310 in San
Antonio, Texas.




Tuesday, January 16, 2007

NPR Home Page'Marketplace' Report: Economics of Single Workers

Listen to this story... 

Recent census data show that more than half of U.S. women are living without a spouse. Click on the link above to hear Marketplace's Amy Scott talk with Alex Chadwick about how this trend could shape the ways government and employers distribute benefits.

Monday, January 15, 2007

New Commentary

Fed minimum wage hike would help singles


Monday, January 8, 2007

New Commentary

California considers expanding its anti-discrimination laws


Tuesday, January 2, 2007

  • The following story was added to the News About Us section of the website today:
    -- Alone no more, singles fight for their rights
    -- The art of not saying "I do"
    -- Sharing the ride

What's New -- April to December 2006